Never Saw This Bird Before

by Vicki
(Parkersburg, WV USA)

It was sitting on a tree this winter outside my kitchen window in West Virginia. It was the size of a robin with a dark grey body and speckled breast. It also had a red topknot that stood up. The beak was long and dark. Could anyone tell me what it is?

Comments for Never Saw This Bird Before

Click here to add your own comments

Feb 02, 2014
Never saw this bird before NEW
by: Anonymous

The bird was sitting on a branch. Its breast was white with black specks on it. There was an.other bird in the tree like it.

Feb 02, 2014
Never saw this bird before
by: Anonymous

Sounds like a red headed woodpecker

Jan 30, 2014
never saw this bird before
by: Brook

Was it on a branch or clinging to the side of the tree? You say it had a speckled breast? What other color was on it's breast? What other birds were in your yard?

We need more information so anything you can add would be helpful

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to What Is This Bird?.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. long billed bird

    Aug 18, 18 02:14 PM

    This is a very long-billed bird that loves mealworms. He resembles a brown thrasher without the long tail feathers.

    Read More

  2. Thistle whizzle

    Aug 18, 18 02:13 PM

    We have been trying to attract thes little beauties fir years with a variety of fancy thistle seed. Gave up and let them have at the sunflowers in our

    Read More

  3. Dull-colored bug-eater with a yellow beak?!

    Aug 14, 18 05:25 PM

    Spotted in Southeastern PA on 8/13/2018. Sparrow-sized. Blackish-greyish legs. Bright yellow beak. White breast without markings. Brownish wings with white

    Read More